Introduction to the Pole Lathe with Celi McCutcheon - Women Only.



Spend a great day discovering how to turn a beautiful and functional wooden item from green wood on the pole lathe with Celi McCutcheon. Using hand-tools you’ll craft a functional object out of a log, such as a dibber or a potato masher, using an axe, drawknife and pole lathe, learning many new skills on the way. Things you’ll learn include: - Wood selection - Splitting out the blank - Shaping the blank with an axe - Further shaping with a drawknife and shavehorse - Using a range of chisels on the pole lathe to turn the item - Finishing tips Best of all, not only will gain all this knowledge, but you’ll come away a beautifully turned wooden item of your very own. Open to all women.

What's included in the price?

All tools & materials are included. We also provide teas etc and snacks. There is access to a microwave if you need to heat up the lunch you bring.


7 hours (9:30am to 4:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
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181 Frenchay Park Road, BRISTOL, Gloucestershire, BS16 1EL